Definition of Adagial

1. a. Pertaining to an adage; proverbial.



Definition of Adagial

1. Adjective. Pertaining to an adage; proverbial. ¹

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Definition of Adagial

1. adage [adj] - See also: adage

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adagial

ad truck
ad val
ad valorem
ad valorem tax
ad valorem taxes
ad verbum
ad verecundiam
adacrya
adactylia
adactylous
adafenoxate
adage
adages
adagial (current term)
adagietto
adagiettos
adagio
adagios
adagissimo
adalimumab
adam
adam's apple
adam-and-eve
adamance
adamances
adamancies
adamancy
adamant

Literary usage of Adagial

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1. Recensio synoptica annotationis sacrae, being a critical digest and by Samuel Thomas Bloomfield (1826)
"adagial sentences similar to the present are not unusual to the Jewish writers. Vide Scheid. ap. ..."

2. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides (1873)
"A., ie labor incessantly, making no distinction between day and night. The expression is probably adagial, like our he labored day and ..."

3. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides (1858)
"A., i, e. lab incessantly, making no distinction between day and night. Tl;> pression is probably adagial, like our he labored day and nigh!, ..."

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